Special Events

Open Mic Night with Laurel Leigh

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Village Books invites everyone to enjoy local talents as they share their own stories, poems and essays! Published and unpublished writers are encouraged to attend and enjoy a welcoming audience.

Open mic is usually held the last Monday of each month at 7pm in the Readings Gallery. Sign up at our main counter on the first floor or call (360) 671-2626. Laurel Leigh, local writer and teacher, will emcee. Read Laurel's monthly re-caps of the open mic nights, as well as writerly news & updates at www.DearWriters.com.

ENW Workshop with Pete Johnson: Power of Vulnerability

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

In a world that has become highly politicized, vulnerability is treated as a weakness and avoided at all cost. Our true strength in teamwork, communication, and learning to play Win/Win relies on our ability to be vulnerable and create a safe bubble for others. Personal strength lies in vulnerability.

Friday Films on 4th

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:30pm
4th and Grover streets
Lynden, WA 98264

Grab your lawn chairs, pick up a snack from a downtown business, and join your neighbors for Friday Films on 4th this summer in downtown Lynden.  Films begin at dusk and are projected onto an inflatable screen installed at 4th and Grover streets for the special events. The free outdoor movie series will debut Friday, July 21, with “Guardians of the Galaxy.”    There is limited seating on the grass at Centennial Park; guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. Stake out a spot. Then, while waiting for the sunset, shop and eat in downtown businesses.

Spark Museum Tesla Coil Demo - Steampunk Festival!

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:30pm
1207 10th St
Bellingham, WA 98225

 

Come have your curiosity sparked by a lightning generator! Spark Museum is bringing their Tesla coil for a demonstration as part of the annual Fairhaven Steampunk Festival. Here you can observe the amazing dance of high voltage electricity using 19th century technology. Come and enjoy the light-show in our readings gallery!


Fairhaven Steampunk Festival: Mr. Flip's Carnival of Wonder & Curiosity

Friday Films on 4th

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 8:30pm
4th and Grover streets
Lynden, WA 98264

Grab your lawn chairs, pick up a snack from a downtown business, and join your neighbors for Friday Films on 4th this summer in downtown Lynden.  Films begin at dusk and are projected onto an inflatable screen installed at 4th and Grover streets for the special events. The free outdoor movie  on Friday, July 28 is the 1967 animated classic "The Jungle Book."   There is limited seating on the grass at Centennial Park; guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. Stake out a spot.

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